[Distutils] Distutils changes - end user requirements (Was: Deprecate MANIFEST.in)
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 10 02:12:33 CEST 2009
Paul Moore wrote:
> Personally, I'd be happy if every package that currently distributes
> any form of Windows binaries, distributed a Windows installer. ...
> I agree that
> expecting *everything* to have a Windows installer is unreasonable.
Would it be feasible to have a generic installer for
.egg files that does whatever a real Windows installer
would have done? Distribute it with Python and make it
launch when you double-click a .egg file.
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